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Innovación Neuronal – La próxima gran cosa después de la Innovación abierta

El ahora bien conocido modelo de “innovación abierta” abarca sistemas y procesos que habilitan la innovación dentro de un marco formal.<p>La mayoría de …

7 Insanely Creative Business Plan Templates

Starting your own business is so stressful, with so many things to be done, that it’s easy to convince yourself that doing the bare minimum for a …

The Moat Map

A subtext to last week’s article, Tech’s Two Philosophies, was the idea that there is a difference between Aggregators and Platforms; this was the …

3 Rules I Use to Stay Productive and Not Overwhelmed

I get 1,000 emails a week, but I only work 40 hours. Here's how I do it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To say my life is busy is an understatement.<p>I'm a father of three kids under the age of three. I have a portfolio of 40-plus startups I've invested in and actively …

The Fear of Disruption Can Be More Damaging than Actual Disruption

While business leaders are always worried about disruption, the reality is that companies have more time to react than they think and that an …

The Discipline of Managing Disruption

Photograph by Evgenia Eliseeva<p>This is the second interview we’ve published with Harvard Business School professor and author Clayton Christensen. The …

Innovation

Why the Lean Start-Up Changes Everything

New ventures are searching for a business model, not executing one. Download a customizable version of this video slide deck here.

Lean Startups

10 Principles of Strategy through Execution

Your company's identity (what you do) and implementation (how you do it) should be closely linked. Here are the precepts to keep in mind as you bring …

If Purpose Drives Profit, What Drives Amazon?

“Purpose-driven companies make more money, have more engaged employees and more loyal customers, and are even better at innovation and …

15 most important Innovation Theories your company should be using

Every company says that innovation is important, and that they value the ideas of their people.<p>In fact, creativity is becoming a core skill which …

Innovation

Why You Can’t Just Tell a Company “Be More Like a Startup”

As more and more companies face disruption from globalization, new technology, and startups that have more capital than the incumbents, the continuing cry from Wall Street investors is, “Why can’t companies be as innovative as startups?”<p>Here’s one reason why:<p>Startups can do anything.<p>Companies can …

Innovation

Microsoft’s Lost Decade

Once upon a time, Microsoft dominated the tech industry; indeed, it was the wealthiest corporation in the world. But since 2000, as Apple, Google, and Facebook whizzed by, it has fallen flat in every arena it entered: e-books, music, search, social networking, etc., etc. Talking to former and …

Mastering the building blocks of strategy

Increase your likelihood of developing effective strategies through an approach that’s thorough, action-oriented, and comfortable with debate and …

Management

The strategic yardstick you can’t afford to ignore

A systematic scan of the economic-profit performance of nearly 3,000 global companies yields fresh insight about where and how to compete.<p><b>At first</b> …

The global forces inspiring a new narrative of progress

Growth is shifting, disruption is accelerating, and societal tensions are rising. Confronting these dynamics will help you craft a better strategy, …

Innovation

Cómo se aplican las metodologías Design-Thinking, Lean, Agile y Growth Hacking de manera eficiente

Montreal’s TandemLaunch puts a twist on startup strategy

Tech startups typically begin with a couple of guys who have an idea, little money and no customers. Few manage to raise money; fewer achieve commercial success.<p>Helge Seetzen has a different strategy for starting tech firms. So far, it's working exceptionally well.<p>The Montreal-based venture …

Four Questions To Turn Everyone In Your Company Into A Futurist

Keep asking the right questions, and you’ll be wrong about the future less often than your competitors.<p>Remember what 1997 was like? How well?<p>It was …

Innovation

Read this if you think you have a great start-up idea in your head

One day you may wake up with an incredible idea that you think it would make you the next Elon Musk or Mark Zuckerberg. One day you may find yourself …

Vanishing point: the rise of the invisible computer

For decades, computers have got smaller and more powerful, enabling huge scientific progress. But this can’t go on for ever. What happens when they stop shrinking?<p>In 1971, Intel, then an obscure firm in what would only later come to be known as Silicon Valley, released a chip called the 4004. It …

Particles

The 5 Stages Startups Must Go Through to Make That First $1 Million

What stage of business is your startup in?<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all want our startup businesses to hit that coveted $1 million per year in revenue. The unfortunate truth is that only 4 percent of us actually make that goal.<p>This past year my …

Business Strategy

Incubate vs. Accelerate

Recently, the NSW government announced its new offer for $190 million Jobs for NSW. As part of that, I noticed a growing trend to use the terms …

Startups

The Hard Truth About Business Model Innovation

Surveying the landscape of recent attempts at business model innovation, one could be forgiven for believing that success is essentially random. For …

How will the world be in 2050? 17 predictions

Your News Ticker | October 27, 2016<p>Publishing Author Tech Insider has asked the British futurologist Ian Pearson (known accuracy of forecasts, whose …

Pipelines, Platforms, and the New Rules of Strategy

Back in 2007 the five major mobile-phone manufacturers—Nokia, Samsung, Motorola, Sony Ericsson, and LG—collectively controlled 90% of the industry’s global profits. That year, Apple’s iPhone burst onto the scene and began gobbling up market share.<p>By 2015 the iPhone <i>singlehandedly</i> generated 92% of …

Innovation

The Other Disruption

Since Clayton Christensen published The Innovator’s Dilemma, in 1997, management scholars have focused on innovations that disrupt customer demand patterns. The story usually plays out like this. A new entrant develops an innovative product that is initially attractive only to a niche segment of …

Innovation

What You Can and Should Be Doing with Your Customer Journeys

Mapping out all the steps a customer takes while interacting with your company is a powerful way to improve the experience. Customer journey maps clarify what customers are trying to do, what barriers they face, and how they feel during each interaction with your product or service. Refining these …

Customer Experience

How to Build a Strategic Narrative

It’s a common refrain in executive suites these days: “We need a new narrative.”<p>It’s not enough any more to say “we make widgets.” With changes happening so quickly from so many directions – competition, regulation, technology, talent, customer behavior – it’s easy for one’s story to become generic …

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